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Evidence of being the black gay cultural renaissance and the politics of violence

Author: Darius Bost
Publisher: Chicago London The University of Chicago Press 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction: On black gay being -- The contradictions of grief: violence and value in Blacklight magazine -- Loneliness: black gay longing in the work of Essex Hemphill -- Postmortem politics: the other countries collective and black gay mourning -- The future is very uncertain black gay self-making in Melvin Dixon's diaries -- Epilogue: Afterimage
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Named Person: Essex Hemphill; Melvin Dixon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darius Bost
ISBN: 9780226589824 022658982X 9780226589794 022658979X 9780226589961 022658996X
OCLC Number: 1041929218
Accession No: (DE-599)GBV1023210177
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: 181 Seiten Illustrationen
Responsibility: Darius Bost

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An history of the mostly ignored African American gay community in DC in the 1980s and its art and activism.  Read more...

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"Evidence of Being is both a compelling and informative study and an emotionally moving ritual that beckons present and future black fugitive subjects to remember the importance of the literary arts Read more...

 
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